Successful Stroke CME at Bharatpur Hospital

Successful Stroke CME at Bharatpur Hospital On May 30, 2024, Dr Pradesh Ghimire from Bharatpur Hospital in Nepal hosted an engaging and successful event focused on Acute Stroke Management, featuring both a Continuing Medical Education (CME) session and a table talk exercise. The event was attended by 30 participants, all of whom contributed to a […]

Enhancing Community Health: A Successful Awareness Program in Dharan​

Enhancing Community Health: A Successful Awareness Program in Dharan On May 18, 2024, the Stroke Team from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) orchestrated a significant Community Awareness Program in Dharan Ward No. 1. This initiative, blending stroke care education with hypertension and diabetes screening, sought to elevate public health consciousness and offer essential […]

Workshop on Result-oriented Project Management 

The 3-day workshop on project management for Nepal Stroke Project partners has enormously helped the project members – German partners, central team, and regional hospital team, to develop a vision, establish a concrete plan with a timeline, form realistic goals, and formulate the means to achieve the desired goals.  Ms. Karola Block led the workshop sessions […]

GIZ Hospital Partnerships Network meeting  

The 2-day network meeting between German-Nepalese hospital partnership projects and other relevant stakeholders was an excellent opportunity to learn about each other. We learned about the progress and achievements each project had over time. A stimulated learning session to generate ideas for cross-synergies between different projects piqued the interest of all partnership projects. Ultimately, we […]

Webinar: Neurosurgery in stroke

On November 8, 2023, Dr. Balgopal Karmacharya gave participants of the Online LectureSeries an insight on the important role of neurosurgery in stroke management. Since strokeis globally the second leading cause of morbidity and mortality, interdisciplinary treatmentis essential for a good outcome.Traditionally, neurosurgeons primarily address patients with hemorrhagic strokes. However,as Dr. Karmacharya highlighted, their involvement […]

Quality Monitoring Meeting in Nepal

In a pivotal meeting, Rupal Sedani, Global Manager of RES-Q, recently convened data managers from nine hospitals in Nepal to stress the importance of data-driven quality monitoring in stroke care. Further, she provided a hands-on onboarding process into RES-Q. Stroke care quality is a critical concern in Nepal, as it is globally. Rapid and precise […]

The Vital Role of Physical Fitness in Stroke Recovery: Highlights from Professor Gillian Mead’s Online Lecture

In our most recent online lecture “The Role of Physical Fitness Training for Recovery After Stroke,” Professor Gillian Mead, President of the British and Irish Association of Stroke Physicians, shed light on the critical role physical fitness plays in stroke rehabilitation. Professor Mead explained how her experiences in mountaineering in Scotland started her curiosity about […]

„Latest Updates about Tenecteplase vs. Alteplase”Webinar”

Dr. Vojtech Novotny from the European Stroke Association recently gave all participants of the Online Lecture Series a great insight in the latest developments in stroke treatment involving the use of Tenecteplase and Alteplase. He explained that some of the desirable characteristics of all thrombolytic agents include an extended half-life to prevent re-thrombosis, resistance to […]

Nepals Stroke Awareness Campaign

This past Wednesday, Dr. Deidre de Silva, global leader of the WSO Stroke Awareness Campaign, participated in our Webinar Series with a presentation on the new World Stroke Campaign and the importance of stroke awareness. Dr. Deidre de Silva emphasized that stroke is often underestimated and overlooked as a health concern, particularly in lower-income countries […]

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